American Red Alder Hard Maple
Europe, Siberia, North Africa. Prefers loose, deep and moist clay soils, rich in nutrients. Frequently to be found along water courses and in river plains. Most logs bought for veneer or lumber production come from Eastern Europe.
For veneer; lumber; musical instruments, fruit crates, at present used as solid wood for furniture. Was considered to be an inferior wood not accepted by the furniture industry until the mid-nineties when it became fashionable.
Beige / Pink